"With all of the reported cases of tick-borne illnesses lately, it’s hard not worry about ticks in our own backyards. Ticks aren’t just causing Lyme disease anymore, there are more than 10 different diseases that can be transmitted to humans by the blacklegged tick alone. The most common in humans are; anaplasmosis, babesiosis, Lyme and the Powassan virus. Common diseases from tick bites in…"
"Ticks seem to have taken top headlines in the news this year. The mild winter across the country, and particularly along the East Coast, has allowed ticks to remain alive and somewhat active throughout the entire year. This means that there were more ticks than usual as spring began – more ticks to breed, and more ticks to bite! The result has been a sort of tick explosion, or tick apocalypse of…"